Local Roundup: Oct. 6
The San Luis volleyball team won its third match in three days when the Sidewinders beat Yuma Catholic 20-25, 25-23, 26-24, 25-16 at home on Thursday.
Gisel Duarte had 15 kills, Auri Diaz had 19 digs and Melissa Wong had four aces for San Luis (7-5).
San Luis coach Patty Harvick said that Yuma Catholic (11-3) showed up ready to play.
“They came out really strong and had some nice kills, but we made some adjustments and got back on track,” Harvick said. “It was a real even game, but a great win for us.”
San Luis plays host to Cibola on Wednesday.
Antelope beats Ajo
Antelope beat Ajo in four games on Thursday night, 25-16, 25-15, 23-25, 25-15.
Jayce Burke led the Rams with 13 kills and three aces in the match. Lindy Murdock had seven kills and 10 digs, while teammate Brianna Bejarno racked up eight kills, 12 digs and three aces. Kayla Cruz had 23 assists and five aces in the match.
“We need to win,” Antelope coach Anna Delgado said. “When they play good and they play as a team they're capable. That third game is kind of a show of what happens when we make mistakes and we let down. But they're learning.”
Crims vs. Kings postponed
Thursday's match between Yuma High and Kofa was postponed due to technical problems with Yuma High's air conditioning.
The game has been rescheduled for Oct. 24.
Cibola girls top area teams
The Cibola girls golf team won their match against Gila Ridge, Kofa and Yuma on Thursday.
The Raiders combined for a score of 176. Gila Ridge took second place with a score of 193. Yuma claimed third, shooting a combined score of 224, followed by Kofa with a score of 239.
Medalist honors went to Cibola's Yesong Han who shot a 38 on the day.
Gila Ridge boys breeze past competition
The Gila Ridge beat out four other teams to take home first place on Thursday.
The Hawks shot a combined score of 169.
Youngker took second place with a score of 176, followed by the Kofa team who shot a 218. Cibola and Yuma High tied for fourth place with combined scores of 224.
The medalist was Avery Elliott from Youngker, who shot a 37.
Gila Ridge's Tyson Swenson wasn't far behind, shooting a 38 in the match.
Kofa bests Yuma
The Kofa swim team beat Yuma High at Thursday's meet.
The Kofa girls team combined for 100 points in the meet, while the Yuma team scored 50 points.
The Kings boys team racked up 77 points over the Criminal's 72 points.
Cibola splits with Lake Havasu
The Cibola swim team split their meet with Lake Havasu on Thursday.
On the boys side, the Raiders beat the Knights 116-66.
Lake Havasu's girls team bested Cibola, 90-86.
Paige Echols finished first in both the 200 and 500 yard freestyle events for Cibola. Sarah Russell-Cheung took first in the 100 freestyle for the Raiders, while teammate Jesse Kaba nabbed first in the 100 breaststroke.
Danny Russell-Cheung had two first place finishes for Cibola in the 200 freestyle and the 100 butterfly, as did Andrew Russell-Cheung in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke. Christian Richardson came in first in the 50 freestyle, while teammates George Gould and Ryan Corbin also finished first in the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke respectively.
This was the second time Cibola had split their meet with Lake Havasu this week. On Tuesday, the boys team won their meet 88-82, while the girls team fell to Lake Havasu 103-68.